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I’m thinking of some of James Ellroys’s books.

What about attempts by the terminally mprte to emigrate? As in many of his other works, Saramago largely eschews traditional forms of grammar and punctuation.

Paragraphs run on for more than a page. Read this under the compulsion of a book club, which goes to show you should never join anything.

As Intermitências da Morte by José Saramago (1 star ratings)

The text was extremely hard to follow. View all 3 comments. In Saramago’s world, bloviation in the soul of wit. If I’d been gripped by the narrative I wouldn’t have minded this, and I felt in Blindness that it added to the experience. At every turn, Saramago presents us with a joke smashed by rambling anecdote, an observation drowned by irrelevance or a plot twist stifled by non sequitur. The book might strike you as a short easy read, but it’s definitely not.

Trivia About Death with Interr Every time death sends him his letter, it returns. I cannot imagine anyone with at least elementary grade knowledge of biology and the human body can appreciate this premise, it goes against the basic rules of mechanics, physics and even common sense.


As IntermitГЄncias Da Morte – JosГ© Saramago

And he says a lot of things out of the blue, assuming tha The majority of this book was torture to read. What I have after the second half is the personification of Death as the woman. I simply found it too inaccessible. This is one of the worst books I’ve ever read in my entire life.

I …more Somewhere around the middle it was boring, but then, when death becomes the main ca, it became one of my favourite books. Wonderful idea b What is up with this book? A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s] 5 71 Oct 15, Imagine if people stopped dying in your country; what do you think would happen?

But it just didn’t work with az. He avoids the capitalization of proper names of people or places, and especially of his protagonist “death” who emphatically insists that her name be written lowercase.

In the best cases unusual punctuation can create a flow of reading that helps you step into the emotional space of the characters. One long, rambling parable with no real characters to identify with. Each sentence takes up more than an inch of vertical page space.

Death with Interruptions – Wikipedia

From here, the story largely moves on to focus on death’s relationship with an otherwise unremarkable cellist who, amazingly, will not die. The writing style was so dense and lacked nearly all punctuation. The style of writing lack of dialogue formatting, plethora of run-on and fragmented sentences, etc. I admit that I skimmed a few intermiyencias here and there because it was so boring in a lot of places.


I’m not going to keep reading this. I’m on page 21 now and I can barely remember anything about what I’ve read.

The book bombards very big philosophical questions in what-if situation: This is one of the very few books i was about to give up on, the reason i read it till the end was that the premise behind the book is brilliant. Intermiteencias sad is that the premise behind the book is brilliant and mind blowing, but it’s just not flexible to be contained in pages.

Instead of adding to the experience of reading it hinders the experience. The book, based in an unnamed, landlocked country at a point in the unspecified past, opens with the end of death.

It’d be major news around the world, that’s for sure. The punctuatio New review: What is up with this book?

There’s no emotions concern about the personal issues such as death which for granted, I think it depends on the style of writing so I give him a chance and continue reading, which becomes my unconsolable regret. Paperbackpages. This was a highly anticipated read for me, but unfortunately around 70 pages in, I a.

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